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Spotlight on Peacemakers

It is so easy to stir the stew, to add your own spice and heat to it until it boils over rendering anything inside charred and devoid of nutrition. How much more difficult it is to soothe an angry temper, to see from another’s point of view, to broker …

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The Myth of the Digital Gene

How do parents raise children in this digital age? In this TEDx talk, Mary Rothschild suggests that what children most need is a parent’s loving attention. Concerned that media saturation intrudes on a child’s imagination, she urges parents to consider…

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Snakes and Strawberries

What can the simplicity of a small home garden teach us about the complexities of the world? Perhaps that life is about finding harmony within ever-changing conditions. Recognizing how balance can be created, and when to act (or not act) according to t…

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The Refuge

For hundreds of generations, the Gwich’in people of Alaska and northern Canada have depended on the caribou that migrate through the Arctic Refuge. They believe that they are guardians of the herd, and that the fates of the people and the caribou are f…

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A Visit to the Possibility Alliance

Peter Klamus returns to a simpler time, as he visits Possibility Alliance, a Missouri homestead with no electricity, gas, cars, or planes. Dinners are shared by candlelight and fireflies bring light to the night sky. Owners Ethan and Sarah Hughes acqui…

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A Visit to the Possibility Alliance

Peter Klamus returns to a simpler time, as he visits Possibility Alliance, a Missouri homestead with no electricity, gas, cars, or planes. Dinners are shared by candlelight and fireflies bring light to the night sky. Owners Ethan and Sarah Hughes acqui…

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I, Who Did Not Die

In this interview, Richard Whittaker sits down with Meredith May, author of “I, Who Did Not Die,” a true story of hope and humanity, beginning with an event on a battlefield during the Iran-Iraq war. There, an Iranian boy soldier named Zahed takes merc…

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